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​​Diabetic Retinopathy May Increase Risk of Cognitive Impairment

The condition was associated with cerebral abnormalities and decreased performance in some patients.
January 21, 2022

Nutrient-rich Foods Play Important Role in Diabetic Retinopathy

These patients may have lower levels of vitamins C, D and E and could benefit from dietary changes, study finds.
January 19, 2022

Superior, Inferior Quadrants of pRNFL Most Affected by Diabetes

Regardless of diagnosis, those with the condition and/or a higher HbA1c were found to have thinning in these regions.
January 6, 2022

DED Prevalent in Kids with Diabetes

Children with these comorbidities tended to have reduced corneal sensation as the main risk factor for the ocular condition.
January 6, 2022

Retinal Fluid Volume May Be Key in DME Management

Swelling has a stronger correlation with visual acuity and represents more specific pathologic changes, study finds.
December 29, 2021

Older Age, Lower HbA1c Protect Against DR

Hispanic patients were 31% more likely to have disease progression.
December 22, 2021

Children With Type 2 Diabetes at Higher Risk of Developing Retinopathy

These patients were 88% more likely to develop the ocular disease than those with the type 1 form of the condition.
December 10, 2021

Reduced Tear Measurements Found in Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Those with a vitamin D deficiency fared worse, study shows.
December 3, 2021

Smoking, Diabetes Contribute to Lower Endothelial Cell Density

Both are responsible for thicker corneas, with the former having more of a significant effect.
December 2, 2021

PDR Patients on Ranibizumab May Experience Treatment Lapses

More than half were late returning after their initial injection and some dropped out entirely after five years, researchers reported.
October 29, 2021